UND Roster

2017-18 Women's Rowing Roster

Lauren Matchett

Height 5'9''
Class Senior
Hometown Ambler, PA
High School Mount Saint Joseph Academy

AS A JUNIOR (2016-17):

Head of the Charles
Club Four (3rd of 59, 19:29.856)

Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational
Varsity Four (1st of 4, 7:29.997) – vs. Virginia, Michigan State, West Virginia
Varsity Four (2nd of 4, 7:34.304) – vs. Michigan, Tennessee, Kansas
Varsity Four (2nd of 4, 7:14.384) – vs. Louisville, Tulsa, West Virginia

Longhorn Invitational
Varsity Four (3rd of 4, 7:28.543) – vs. Oklahoma, Oregon State, San Diego 

Lake Natoma Invitational
Second Varsity Four (1st of 4, 6:23.80) – vs. Sacramento State, Boston University, Stanford B
Second Varsity Four (4th of 4, 7:19.58) – vs. California A, Caifornia B, Stanford B (Grand Final)

ACC/Big Ten Duel
Second Varsity Four (4th of 4, 7:43.7) – vs. Ohio State, Michigan, Duke

Dale England Cup
Varsity Four (2nd of 4, 7:51.36) – vs. Duke, indiana, San Diego

ACC Championship
Varsity Four (3rd of 5, 7:48.659) – vs. Virginia, Syracuse, Boston College, Miami (Preliminaries)
Varsity Four (5th of 6, 7:19.824) – vs. Virginia, Louisville, Duke, Syracuse, Clemson (Grand Final)

NCAA Championship
Varsity Four (4th of 5, 7:14.721) – vs. Washington, Texas, Iowa, Virginia (Heat 3)
Varsity Four (3rd of 7, 7:12.730) – vs. Wisconsin, Syracuse, Gonzaga, Northeastern, UCF, Jacksonville (Repechage 2)
Varsity Four (2nd of 5, 7:24.576) – vs. Indiana, Northeastern, Navy, Jacksonville (C/D Semifinal 2)
Varsity Four (4th of 6, 7:38.465) – vs. Brown, Indiana, Washington State, Northeastern, Gonzaga (C Final)

AS A SOPHOMORE (2015-16):

Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational
Third Varsity Eight (2nd, 6:51.83) – vs. Louisville, Minnesota and West Virginia
Third Varsity Eight (2nd, 6:28.42) – vs. Virginia, Kansas and Michigan State
Third Varsity Eight (1st, 7:07.64) – vs. Michigan and Kansas

Longhorn Invitational
Second Varsity Four (2nd, 8:26.65) – vs. San Diego
Second Varsity Four (2nd, 7:50.28) – vs. Texas

Lake Natoma Invitational
Second Varsity Four (2nd, 7:28.80) – vs. Brown and Gonzaga
Second Varsity Four (3rd, 7:28.17) – vs. Brown and California
First Varsity Four (4th, 7:31.25) – vs. Wisconsin, Gonzaga and Iowa

Dale England Cup
First Varsity Four (3rd, 7:54.40) – vs. Indiana, Duke and Navy
Second Varsity Four (2nd, 7:41.5) – vs. Indiana, Duke and Navy

ACC Championship
First Varsity Four (2nd of 9, 7:25.700) – Prelminaries
First Varsity Four (4th of 9, 7:21.182) – Grand Final

AS A FRESHMAN (2014-15):

Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational
Third Varsity Eight (2nd, 6:27.274) – vs. Virginia, Kansas and Alabama
Third Varsity Eight (3rd, 6:29.808) – vs. Louisville, Central Florida and Kansas

ACC/Big Ten Dual
Second Varsity Eight (1st, 6:52.73) – vs. Ohio State
Secood Varsity Eight (1st, 7:08.00) – vs. Michigan State

Dale England Cup
Fourth Varsity Eight (1st, 7:21.40) – vs. Texas, Indiana and Columbia
Fourth Varsity Eight (4th, 8:16.80) – vs. Texas, Indiana and Columbia

ACC Championship
Third Varsity Eight (2nd, 6:42.70) – Prelminaries, Heat One – vs. Virginia, Clemson
Third Varsity Eight (4th, 6:51.90) – Grand Final – vs. Virginia, Louisville, Syracuse, Clemson and Boston College


  • Won four varsity letters in rowing at Mount Saint Joseph Academy.
  • Rowed in the two seat of the varsity eight as a team captain in 2013-14.
  • Helped lead the crew to race victories at the Stotesbury Cup Regatta, the Frostbite Regatta and the Bill Braxton Regatta. 
  • Added a runner-up finish at Scholastic Rowing Association of America (SRAA) Nationals and the USRowing Mid-Atlantic qualifier.
  • Rowed exclusively in the four seat of the varsity eight as a junior in 2012-13.
  • Crew earned a top finish at the Shoebie Cup Regatta, and claimed runner-up honors at the Navy Day Regatta, Kings Head Regatta and USRowing Mid-Atlantic qualifier.
  • Took part in the 2012 Head of the Charles Regatta.
  • Split time between the JV eight and varsity eight as a sophomore in 2011-12.
  • Varsity eight crew won five race titles during fall season, while JV eight added two first place results during the spring of 2012.
  • Team Rookie of the Year as a member of the freshman eight for Mount Saint Joseph Academy.
  • Earned one letter in field hockey.
  • Member of the National Honor Society and Latin Honor Society.
  • Served as president of the Mount Saint Joseph Academy Athletic Association during senior year.
  • Volunteer at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. 


  • Former Notre Dame men’s basketball player Steve Vasturia and women’s golfer Allison Snakard hail from the same area.
  • Daughter of Stephen and Eileen Matchett.
  • Has one brother, Stephen and a sister, Katherine.
  • Enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business with a major in accountancy.